Norway's Lofoten has always been a dream destination of mine to road trip with its dramatic mountain ridges, scenic coastal views, and small towns that still feel undiscovered.
This one week road trip heads through several prime landmarks in Norcal and Oregon. This itinerary is packed with incredible hikes, waterfalls, rugged coastline, redwoods, caves, and lakes you won’t want to miss.
Here are some of my favorite day hikes among the red rocks of Sedona, Arizona that are short enough to squeeze in on any trip to the area!
A couple of my favorite hikes and spots for truly experiencing the rugged coast of S. Oregon, my favorite stretch of Pacific coast. Ever.
We had 5 days to explore some of the warmer coastal regions, beaches, and redwood forests of the north island of New Zealand
Located on the very northern edge of California, the park makes a great day trip for spelunkers of all ages and experiences
Looking for a weekend escape into a lush, thick forests? In this post I'll lay out a sample road trip itinerary up along the scenic Highway 1
View the particularly picturesque College Cove, part of Trinidad State Beach, CA from the trails on the cliffs above, or better yet, from a clifftop tree swing.
Truly a unique and hidden spot, the lush sorrel covering the forest floor gives off serious magical fairytale vibes
Time it right, and you’ll witness a valley filled with tons of white, blooming calla lilies right along the Highway 1!
The Southwest US has so much to offer. This three day road trip itinerary hits all of the best hikes, campgrounds and things to do in Arizona, Nevada, and Utah.
Minneapolis has one of the best park systems in the nation, and the 53 foot Minnehaha Falls at the center of Minnehaha Park was the perfect outdoor excursion during our trip to the city. The falls will freeze over in cold weather creating a dramatic ice cave to explore, which makes it even cooler to visit in the winter!
The most photogenic spot from our entire Bali trip, Kelingking Secret Beach on Nusa Penida island is one of those viewpoints that is hard to believe is real.
Skylight Arch near Page, Arizona is an inverted arch hidden above the main highway with gorgeous views of Lake Powell that requires some off roading to get to.
Alstrom Point in Arizona is one of the most scenic views of Lake Powell that gives expansive views of the lake, and remains one of my favorite campgrounds
This is the narrowest slot canyon I've ever been in, and if you're in the area this would be a fun stop.. but not for the claustrophobic!
The picturesque and world-renown Antelope Canyon is a perfect representation of a stunning American southwest slot canyon.
Horseshoe Bend never ceases to take my breath away, and no pictures on the internet can compre to what you'll see standing at the ledge
Coral Pink Sand Dunes is a small state park off the beaten path that is worth staying a night, or more if you have any dune toys like buggies, motor bikes, or ATVs. The campground had the nicest facilities of any park I've stayed at, and the pink dunes were impressive to see in the middle of the desert.
This natural hot spring in Northern California lets you soak with expansive views of the desert and surrounding mountain range
McWay Falls at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park is arguably the most iconic views in all of Big Sur, and the viewpoint is free and easily accessible.